2023 Film Reviews

Perfect Days (2023) Review - Wim Wenders directs Cannes Best Actor winner Koji Yakuso in 'Perfect Days' (2023), a philosophical celebration of the everyman. Review by Gala Woolley.
Society of the Snow (2023) Review - 'Society of the Snow' (2023), the Oscar-nominated Netflix Original from J.A. Bayona based on a true story of survival, is an unforgettable film about humanity. Review by Kyra Lieberman.
Rye Lane (2023) Review - Raine Allen-Miller's BAFTA-nominated British romcom 'Rye Lane' is as busy and vibrant as London itself, 'Love Actually' in Peckham. Review by Rob Jones.
Anatomy of a Fall (2023) Review - Justine Triet's Oscar-nominated, Cannes Palme d'Or winner 'Anatomy of a Fall' features one of the great performances of 2023 from Sandra Hüller as a woman on trial for murder. Review by Joseph Wade.

All of Us Strangers (2023) Review - 'All of Us Strangers' (2023) is leaving viewers in floods of tears, Andrew Haigh and actors Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal offering a devastating new love story. Review by Mark Carnochan.
The Holdovers (2023) Review - Paul Giamatti, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Dominic Sessa anchor Alexander Payne's human drama 'The Holdovers', a multi-time Oscar nominee in 2024. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Next Goal Wins (2023) Review - Taika Waititi sports movie 'Next Goal Wins' (2023), starring Michael Fassbender, fails to capture the charm of his older works. Review by Emi Grant.
The Boy and the Heron (2023) Review - 'The Boy and the Heron', thought to be the final film from Hayao Miyazaki, is up there with the best that Studio Ghibli has ever made. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Ferrari (2023) Review - Enzo Ferrari biopic 'Ferrari', from 'Heat' director Michael Mann and starring Adam Driver, reinforces negative stereotypes and fails in its mission. Review by Clotilde Chinnici.
9 Highest-Scoring Films 2023 – The Film Magazine - The 2023 movie releases that received the highest review scores - 5 stars - from the insightful expert writers on The Film Magazine.